MUKTINATH PILGRIMAGE TOUR
Duration: 8 Days
Highest Altitude: 2820m
Min Age: 15+
Jan - Dec
Best Season: Mar-May and Sep-Nov
Fixable Departure: Seasonal Month/Day
Accommodation: Lodge and Tea house
Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour is one of the famous tour programs In Nepal. The Muktinath or Shaligram is a holy birthplace of river Kali Gandaki and the sacred Shaligrama-shilas. It is eight self-manifested places which can provide mukti or liberation to the living entities. This is the most visited pilgrimage sites in Nepal because of development of road facilities and become more easier then before. Basically, the temple lies in the district of Nepal across the Himalayas. Furthermore, Muktinath Temple is elevation of 3710 meter from the sea level and situated 24 km northeast direction of Jomsom. Muktinath Temple is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists and this temple can also be reached after crossing Thorong-La pass.
The word Muktinath means the God of Nirvana or Salvation whereas Muktinath is a Lord Vishnu temple. Additionally, there is a faith that people will get relief from their sorrows and miseries after visiting and worshipping this temple. Furthermore, Hindu believed that Lord Vishnu lives at Muktinath temple in the form of ammonites. Ammonites mean Shila in Nepali and they worship the temple considering it as Shaligrama-Shilas. However, for Buddhists this place is one of the 24th Tantric places. Buddhist worship the temple as a place of Goddess Dakine whereas, Dakine are sky dancers in the Buddhist faith. Moreover on the way to Muktinath Temple you can enjoy with scenic Mountain view such as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak many more and also natural beauty of the region too.
Cost Includes (Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour)
Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle
TIMS Card (Trekkers Information Management System),
Three meals a day (Breakfasts/Lunch/Dinners) with three cup of tea or coffee a day,
Tea house accommodation during the trek
English speaking guide
Accomodation, Food, Salary
Medicine for all staff, Medikit
Porter service (1 porter between 2 person basic)
Snickers Chocolate for each person during trek
Snacks as Oreo cookie and peanut biscuit etc.
Member and guide
All government and local taxes
Two night accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Two night accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
Pokhara to Beni Tatopani by bus
Jomsom to Pokhara by domestic flight
All ground transportation like: Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus
Cost Excludes (Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour)
Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
Travel medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
Nepal entry visa fee, International air fare
Tips for guide and porter (Tipping is expected)
Personal expenses such as: Alcoholic beverages, hot shower, water bottle, cold drinks, hot water, battery charge, donation etc
Any other expenses which are not mentioned on price include section
Trekking Pole/ Stick
Nepal Sim Card
The stunning glimpse of Kali Gandaki Gorge
Astonishing view of Mountain Panorama beyond the Himalayas
Ancient settlements of Jharkot and Kagbeni
Holy bath under the in cold chilling water spouts in Muktinath temple
Most majestic views of Mt.Annapurna, Machhapuchhre (Fishtail), Dhaulagiri & Nilgiri
Itinerary (Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour)
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel Preparation for trekking and overnight in Kathmandu. (1336.m)
Day 2Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus and Visit around Lake side and overnight in Pokhara(2820m)
Day 3Pokhara to Beni Tatopani(1200m) by bus.
Day 4Tatopani to Muktinath(3800m) by bus.
Day 5Early Morning Visit Muktinath Temple and back to Hotel after breakfast start walk to Jomsom(2720m)
Day 6Fly back to Pokhara(2820m) aas well as Pokhara sightseeing.
Day 7Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
Day 8Fly back Home or extend your Holidays.